Turf Tavern Summer Ale
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Brewed by White Horse
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Faringdon, England


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask: Regular.
House beer of the Turf Tavern, Oxford.
NOTE: Despite what the names may suggest Turf Tavern Summer Ale and Turf Tavern Winter Ale (brewed by Greene King) are both year round brews.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12884) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2007
Yellow with a small white head. Grass and lemon in the aroma. Sweet flavour with a grassy hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2007
[642-20070921] Cask @ Turf Tavern (Oxford, OX). Lemon orange citrus peel hops aroma. Clear, orange brown body with a small quick foamy white head. Notes of lemon citrus and grassy orange in the flavour, nice sweeter finish. Smooth medium body is a little bitter. Very nice English bitter, repeatable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2007
Cask (Turf Tavern, Oxford) Yellow, no head. Sweet hoppy aroma, citrus - orange, and lemon aplenty - and a little corriander. Taste to match - very fresh and sharp bitter taste, but very balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2011
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2007, London.

Clear medium yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, hay, straw. Flavor is moderate sweet, light sour with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat. [2007080x]

Cask (handpump) @ Turf Tavern, 4 Bath Place, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England OX1 3SU.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus peel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111023]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2007
Cask @ Turf Tavern, Oxford. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Fruity malty citrus aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweet malty citrus flavor with some hoppy hints. Fruity and malty finish with some hints of citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Clear golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, nectar, some earth and slight hints of yeast. Flavour is fruity hops and very wooden hints. Pleasant one.

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